The BlackBerry Bold 9900 and BlackBerry Curve 9360 have become the first SIM-based smartphones to earn the MasterCard PayPass certification. This means that MasterCard is confident that the two mobile devices meet its functionality, interoperability and security requirements to be certified as PayPass-approved devices. Issuing banks are hence allowed to assign a PayPass account to
The collaboration between LG and Prada started in 2006 with the first LG Prada (KE850) launched in 2007. And in 2009 in Singapore, we saw the LG Prada II (KF900). And it looks like the time has come once more as pictures of the new LG Prada K2 have been leaked online.
In a not entirely unexpected move, Sony is set to buy out Ericsson from the joint Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications AB joint venture for a not insignificant €1.05 billion and will turn Sony Ericsson into a wholly-owned subsidiary that will fall under its network-connected consumer electronics division. The two companies remain friendly though, the deal
As for the new Symbian S40 6th Edition handsets announced today at Nokia World 2011, it's clear that Nokia is pushing for a death of the "dumb phone" even though it's hard to call the new Asha handsets smartphones, but they most definitely fall in the feature phone category. The four new models are the
As per the leak hours before the launch event, Nokia's two new Windows Phone 7 handsets did indeed end up being the Lumia 800 and Lumia 710 and technically speaking, there's very little difference between the two handsets. Also announced at Nokia World 2011 was the Asha 303, Asha 300, Asha 201 and Asha 200
StarHub has announced that it will start the retail of the iPhone 4S at 35 selected outlets across Singapore from 10am on 28 October 2011. This comes a day after SingTel took the wraps off its own plans on Tuesday, which itself came days after M1 became the first Telco to unveil its Apple iPhone
With only hours to go until Nokia's big reveal, but sadly for Nokia, the last details of its upcoming handsets have leaked ahead of the launch. We already had a good idea with regards to the specifications, especially as we're looking at a pair of Windows Phone 7 handsets here (as well as one Symbian
The Apple iPhone 4S will be available in Singapore on 28 October, and local mobile operator SingTel has revealed the price plans for the highly anticipated smartphone. The iPhone 4S will be available starting at S$0 for the 16GB and 32GB models, and S$108 for the 64GB model.
Sure, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich may be out, and the Samsung GALAXY Nexus would be the first smartphone to get it. But Sony Ericsson has revealed on their Facebook Page that their Xperia smartphones launched this year, will also get the Android 4.0 update.
Telecommunication operator M1 has announced that the highly anticipated Apple iPhone 4S will retail in Singapore on 28 October, with various price plans and monthly subscriptions starting from as low as S$36. More details inside.
The wait for the Google Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform is finally over. Today, Samsung and Google have jointly announced the GALAXY Nexus, which claims to be the first smartphone running the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system.
Today, Nokia Singapore showcased their new smartphones, Nokia 700, Nokia 701 and Nokia 603, based on the Symbian Belle platform. In addition, the company also introduced Near Field Communication (NFC) services for businesses and consumers.
At the BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011, Research in Motion announced the next generation mobile platform, the BBX. On top of that, the company also announced a series of developer tool updates, including WebWorks for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets.
By now, Samsung and Google can't be too happy with Japanese NTT DoCoMo, as the company has leaked the very soon to launch Galaxy Nexus flagship phone that will be the first Ice Cream Sandwich/Android 4.0 handset. The specs should be correct this time around, although we'll wait for the announcement at around 10-ish today
The smartphone market is definitely starting to heat up in the run up to the holiday season and Motorola has just re-launched its RAZR, although this time we're looking at quite a difference device than we did the first time around. The only commonalty between the two devices is the slim profile and it's actually
Research in Motion has announced that it is offering premium apps worth more than US$100 for free, for BlackBerry owners, following the recent service disruptions. The BlacKBerry apps will be made available to customers over the coming weeks on BlackBerry App World, until 31 December 2011.
The MeeGo platform was jointly announced by Nokia and Intel last year, but the first MeeGo device only came to market recently. The Nokia N9 sports a sleek design, ease of use and unique swipe technology that lets you navigate between apps conveniently.
The new Nokia 603 is equipped with the latest Symbian Belle operating system and with the Nokia Luna Bluetooth headset, both aim to bring Near Field Communication (NFC) to mass market. The Nokia 603 smartphone and Luna Bluetooth headset are scheduled to be available in Q4 this year.
Extensive delays and disruptions for BlackBerry users entered into the third consecutive day as reports filtered in of fresh problems surfacing in Asian markets. According to a Wall Street Journal report, affected countries include Japan, Hong Kong, Singapore and India.
Blackberry maker, Research in Motion, has unveiled the BlackBerry Tag that lets you exchange multimedia content and contact info with your friends by simply tapping their BlackBerry devices together, via near field communication (NFC) technology.